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Pure Appl. Chem., 2003, Vol. 75, No. 10, pp. 1613-1615


Name and Symbol of the Element with Atomic Number 110 (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)

J. Corish1 and G. M. Rosenblatt2

1 University of Dublin, Chemistry Department, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
2 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Materials Sciences Division, Building 62, Room 203, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

Abstract: A joint IUPAC–IUPAP Working Party (JWP) confirmed the discovery of the element with atomic number 110. In accord with IUPAC procedures, the discoverers proposed a name and symbol for the element. The Inorganic Chemistry Division recommended this proposal for acceptance, and it was adopted by the IUPAC Council at Ottawa, 16 August 2003. The recommended name is darmstadtium with symbol Ds.